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    The Barton Center for Diabetes Education

    Offices Located at PO Box 356, 30 Ennis Road, North Oxford, MA 01537-0356

    508-987-2056

    The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc. is dedicated to children who live with type 1 diabetes and the people who care for them. Barton programs offer fun, recreation, diabetes education, and support. Programs include the Clara Barton resident camp for girls in North Oxford, MA; Camp Joslin resident camp for boys in Charlton, MA; coed Day Camps in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York; coed Adventure Programs; Family Programs; Vermont Overnight Camp; and year-round programs. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served, sliding-scale basis.

    Upcoming The Barton Center for Diabetes Education Programs

    February WACkY S.T.E.A.M. Weekend

    • Dates: February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Who's ready for a weekend full of fun, education, and more importantly hanging out with others living with type 1 diabetes? With the addition of a science, technology, engineering, arts and math theme, we will be doing many new activities as well as your camp favorites! We also typically have a lot of fun outside building snowmen and sledding at this program. You may bring one friend or sibling without diabetes to this fun weekend.

    March WACkY Weekend

    • Dates: March 06, 2020 to March 08, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    It's the camp version of March Madness! Bring a friend or sibling without diabetes and experience camp during the school year. Enjoy your time with all our regular camp games and maybe learn some new games that will be tested prior to the start of summer camp. Don't miss this fun weekend!

    Springtime Family/Caregiver Camp

    • Dates: April 24, 2020 to April 26, 2020
    • Audience: Families of Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Coed, All Ages Here at Barton, camp is a family affair! Join us for a weekend of family-oriented games, learning activities, and even a little education. Bring the grandparents, aunts, uncles and babysitters too - there will be education geared towards the beginner but also sessions for those more experienced in diabetes management. Now Dad can put his art project on the fridge, and Mom can shred competition during ultimate Frisbee. All of this while getting the chance to meet other parents and family members of children with T1D.

    Barton Open House

    • Dates: April 26, 2020 to April 26, 2020
    • Audience: Families of Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Event - Part or Full Day
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Are you thinking about sending your child to summer camp, but you want to get a sense of what camp is like before you decide? This is your opportunity to come to camp to see what Barton summer camp programs are all about: get to see where your child will be sleeping, eating, and playing while at camp! Come see Clara Barton Camp, Camp Joslin, or Barton Worcester Day Camp! Visit anytime between 2PM and 4 PM to meet staff, sample camp life, and tour the property. Snacks and laughs are on the menu! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

    Camp Joslin - CIT Session A

    • Dates: June 20, 2020 to July 17, 2020
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, age 16

    Clara Barton Camp CIT Session A

    • Dates: June 20, 2020 to July 17, 2020
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp

    Girls, age 16

    Camp Joslin Session 1 (WACkY)

    • Dates: June 21, 2020 to June 27, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 1TW (Three week)

    • Dates: June 21, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 1 (WACkY)

    • Dates: June 21, 2020 to June 27, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 1TW (Three Week)

    • Dates: June 21, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 2

    • Dates: June 28, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 2A

    • Dates: June 28, 2020 to July 04, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 2

    • Dates: June 28, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 2A

    • Dates: June 28, 2020 to July 04, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Greenwich: The Rainbow Club

    • Dates: June 29, 2020 to July 03, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days

    Coed, ages 5-15

    Clara Barton Camp Session 2B

    • Dates: July 05, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 2B

    • Dates: July 05, 2020 to July 11, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Vermont Overnight Camp

    • Dates: July 05, 2020 to July 10, 2020
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp

    Coed, Ages 6-16. Barton will once again be teaming bringing the fun and excitement of camp to kids in northern New England. This program is just a short ride from Burlington, Vermont, and easily accessible from upstate New York, northern New Hampshire and Montreal. Located on the brand new, spacious Camp Ta-Kum-Ta camp grounds, Barton campers will experience the outdoors, enjoy swimming, arts and crafts, and crazy camp games along with diabetes education! Provide your camper with the skills to live a successful, healthy life with diabetes while empowering them to be who they want to be! This overnight camp is a wonderful opportunity for kids living in northern New England to learn from each other that they are not alone in their school district or county and that they can have fun and make lifelong friends in a fun, safe and educational setting!

    New England Adventure Program

    • Dates: July 11, 2020 to July 25, 2020
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Coed, Ages 13-18 The Barton Center Adventure Program is a truly unique immersion experience that allows small groups of campers (no more than 12) to challenge themselves and grow through safe adventures. We take our campers On the Road to different locations along the coast and in the mountains of Maine to experience a mix of fun and learning in nature. Adventures include hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, rope courses, whitewater rafting, paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking, and more! Woven throughout all these activities are lessons in natural history, ecology, geology, and culture along the way. We also teach and practice skills in leadership, teamwork, music, wilderness stewardship, and camp skills. Moderate difficulty, some outdoor experience recommended. Please contact The Barton Center for more information. Program begins and ends at Clara Barton Camp in North Oxford, MA.

    Camp Joslin Session 3

    • Dates: July 12, 2020 to July 25, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 3A

    • Dates: July 12, 2020 to July 18, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 3

    • Dates: July 12, 2020 to July 25, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 3A

    • Dates: July 12, 2020 to July 18, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Worcester Day Camp

    • Dates: July 13, 2020 to July 17, 2020
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Coed, ages 5-15

    Clara Barton Camp CIT Session B

    • Dates: July 19, 2020 to August 15, 2020
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 16

    Camp Joslin Session 3B

    • Dates: July 19, 2020 to July 25, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 3B

    • Dates: July 19, 2020 to July 25, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin - CIT Session B

    • Dates: July 19, 2020 to August 15, 2020
    • Audience: Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, age 16

    Danvers Day Camp: Danvers, MA

    • Dates: July 20, 2020 to July 24, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days

    Coed, ages 5-15

    Camp Joslin Session 4

    • Dates: July 26, 2020 to August 08, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Camp Joslin Session 4A

    • Dates: July 26, 2020 to August 01, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 4

    • Dates: July 26, 2020 to August 08, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6 - 16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 4A

    • Dates: July 26, 2020 to August 01, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, age 6-16

    Long Island Day Camp

    • Dates: July 27, 2020 to July 31, 2020
    • Audience: Youth
    • Program Type: Day Camp - Multi Days

    Coed, ages 5-15

    Camp Joslin Session 4B

    • Dates: August 02, 2020 to August 08, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Boys, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp Session 4B

    • Dates: August 02, 2020 to August 08, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    Girls, ages 6-16

    Clara Barton Camp & Camp Joslin Coed Camp--Session 5

    • Dates: August 09, 2020 to August 15, 2020
    • Audience: Youth & Teen
    • Program Type: Overnight Camp
    • Location: 30 Ennis Road, P.O. Box 356, North Oxford, MA 01537 US

    NEW IN 2020--a one-week, coed camp session! Ages 6-16. All campers will be together for this fun week. Everyone will be swimming, playing sports, creating arts and crafts, and much more. All campers will be at one location, either Clara Barton Camp or Camp Joslin. Boys and girls will be housed separately at whichever location is chosen. Location will be determined based on enrollment, and families will be notified of location two weeks prior to the start of the session.